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Cisco 10000 Series Routers

Miercom Performance Testing for Broadband Aggregation - April 3, 2003

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The testing covers Performance Routing Engine 2 (PRE-2) on Cisco 10000 Series routers. The testing verified the Cisco 10000 supports more than 60K PPP over ATM/PPP over Ethernet sessions at line rate as well as the PRE-2's scalability and performance for broadband aggregation.

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Click here for the Cisco 10000 Series Performance Routing Engine (PRE-2) data sheet

Key Findings:
1) Cisco 10000 supports more than 60K PPP over ATM/PPP over Ethernet sessions at line rate for 40-byte packets with IP services enabled

2) Supports 10,000 tunnels and 60K PPP sessions at line rate for 40-byte packets

3) Demonstrated a session set-up rate of 426 PPPoA sessions per second for 61,500 sessions

4) Started accepting calls after failover in the primary Routing Engine in only 10.3 seconds